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CBS
Mar 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
moisture comes in, the surface temperature will fall and the column of air above us is going to support snow for a time. cold, low temperatures in the 30s. winds will turn northeasterly at 10. we'll come back and tell you when the rain and snow moves in. your evening commute, and also it may extend into your morning commute on thursday. lesli. >> one of maryland's larger malls was the scene of a shooting today that left a lot of shoppers badly shaken. it happened at the mall in glenn burny maryland and that's where scott broom joins us live with an update on a very active investigation. scott. >> did is an active investigation and this is one of those shooting scenes that surrounded by familiar brand names. jc penney, sears. what is not familiar is the hail of gunfire that broke out just as the lunch hour was winding down. >> i'm afraid to get out. i don't want to get out. i used to feel safe here. i'm not anymore. >> reactions from just one shopper. ringed by crime scene tape and evidence markers to show where spent shell casings fell to the ground. >> a little murky to the details
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 6:00pm EST
and assaults against drivers. bruce johnson has the story. fill us in. >> reporter: this is one of those stories you stumble into. arming themselves on buses came in an interview we did with union leaders who are conducting their on study. it is happening more than you think. metro bus drivers spit on, cussed on, threatened with assault and assault. one bus driver was stabbed by a passenger. >> they came on bus saying we will kill you. >> how many times did they stab you is this. >> four times. >> reporter: they transport more than 400,000 passengers every day. their union says it has become dangerous work in some parts. >> there are operators who are armed and say they have to carry a weapon. >> you're kidding. why? >> because of the fact they can't get the protection they need from the agency that employees them. >> reporter: the union has compiled numbers for attacks on drivers in the past year alone. >> males have pointed guns at the people on the bus. we have had assaults where people have thrown chlorox and substances on operators while sitting there. >> reporter: here are the numb
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 6:00pm EDT
robert gates and joint's chairman assured congress that the u.s. is now playing a supporting role in the mission. >> if there is going to be that kind of assistance to the opposition there are plenty of resources rather than the united states. >> right now they are fighting over a key port city that plays a big role in libyan oil industry. >>> the united nation's nuclear watch dog is urging japan to evacuate more people. once again around the crippled fukushima power plant. radiation from japan's nuclear plant has been detected in milk as far away as our west coast. >> reporter: the baby was born neared the fukushima nuclear plant. she is being checked with for radiation contamination. as the situation gets worse her mother says i get more scared. in japan concern is rising as higher levels of radiation are detected. seawater around the plant now has more than 4300 times the legal limit. water pooling underneath the plant has $10,000 times too much radiation. it has even made its way into soil 25 miles away. and beef 40 miles away from the crippled nuclear reactor complex. that's
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
with the story to kind of fill us in. >> reporter: lesli, these new allegations may give our viewers a better understanding of what mr. brown really is. he claims vincent gray paid three captain precincts to hold votes. they were quick to respond today as we made his allegations known to them. >> he got precinct captains that he gave payments to. and brown claims that the captains were paid to withhold the ballot counts. >> they paid various amounts to other people. >> reporter: they went to the dc election officials today. and the election was not fixed and they never brought their allegations to the proper authority. >> no, not at all. never, never brought anything like that up at all at any point during the nice election. this is the first that i'm hearing about it. >> did anybody report any unregularities? >> no, nothing to that nature. >> reporter: and the senior campaign aid for gray says that brown is more dilutional than what i thought. and brown had absolutely nod idea what he is talking about. the more he speaks, the less credible that he proves himself to be. and some great insider
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 6:00pm EST
whatsoever. >> metro e-mailed us a response to the aclu today saying it has reached out to the aclu and is now offering to meet with its local leaders. lesli? >> all right, bruce. thank you. >>> we have got an update tonight from metro on a story seen here only on 9. yesterday metro bus drivers secretly packing heat. the drivers' union saying in the past year there have been 59 passenger assaults against passengers, 135 attempted assaults and 140 threats. and those are just the incidents that have been reported. today metro sent us this statement about our story saying, quote, "any employee would be investigated by the police and arrested if carrying an unlawful weapon." >>> a missing person's mystery may be solved. officials say they have proof that a retired fbi agent who vanished inside iran four years ago is alive. he was last seen march 8th in 2007 when he checked into a hotel in iran on a business trip. and as the year passedded many in the u.s. government believed that he died but today secretary of state hillary clinton issued a statement that reads in part, "we have receive
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
off the shooting. they tell us the suspect who is described as a man was taken to the hospital and we have a crew on the scene. you can stay with us here at wusa9.com and 9news now on the air for the latest developments. >>> now some more breaking news we have been monitoring since 5 p.m. a building rescue. yonkers, new york, two men sort of hanging from scaffolding. there was a rescuer that scaled down the building and has one of the men and now rescuers are trying to get the second man into the window you see there. but again, this is a big effort. this started after 4:00 p.m. and it is still going on now. >>> federal officers in conneticut believe they have captured the so-called east coast rapist. u.s. marshals have not released the suspect's name but they say he was detained around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. investigators recently started posting sketches of the suspect on electronic billboards. the east coast rapist is believed to be responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women since 1997. he struck in maryland, virginia, rhode island and conneticut. >>> now to a dr
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 6:00pm EST
with our community. that's what makes us successful. >> the department's reaction? >> no, you look at the faces of the hard working police officers that come in every day and do their job with integrity, they are devastated. >> you have four officers under a cloud of criminal suspicion. how many cases will it affect where their testimony is required for your department to prove charges against them? >> obviously every case involving these officers will be looked at and are those cases in jeopardy? absolutely they are. >> here are the names of the officers who were arrested at 3:00. guillermo ortiz, silvester beau any la and diani fernandez. they tried to buy electronics that were believed stolen. if convicted, six months and $1,000 is the fine. they are now suspended with pay. the three will be arraigned in court tomorrow. lesli. >> gary, thank you. >>> dc mayor, vincent gray says he is concentrating on city business and not allegations made by suleiman brown, but others say the sensational charges, which keep coming, are affecting the new administration's credibility. bruce jo
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
spoke with this woman, who is a former inspector general with the u.s. department of transportation. she says that this kind of thing is more common than you would think. >> well, i say it happens more than what people think. when i was the inspector general, we have a number of incidents where the controller had fallen asleep. so i won't say it's a daily occurrence, but it does happen more than once a year. >> because of the incident, the transportation secretary has ordered a second controller be present at reagan for that midnight shift. why wasn't this the case before? again, with such a major airport in a major city. >> and there are many airports in the country that have just one person working because there are 468 passengers serving as airports. and between midnight and 4:00 to 5:00 in the morning, there is not a lot of traffic. but they are seeing a very different situation. you have several important airports and they also have to be on alert for any uncontrolled traffic. and traffic intercepting into the air space, that is not suppose to be there. and they have a national secu
CBS
Mar 6, 2011 6:00pm EST
's a great win for us. >> dan: let's talk about your three-point shooting for a minute. 10 against penn state. seven today. what are you eating for breakfast? what's the key? >> just keep getting shots up, staying with the same routine. teammates did a great job getting me the ball today, i was fortunate enough to knock shots down again. >> dan: your team, everybody is talking about you as a potential number one seed in the ncaa tournament. how do you feel about your team and its chances in that tournament? >> we haven't really thought about it yet. obviously, we feel we've got a great team, we're playing on the same page and we're worried about the big ten tournament. this is a great win for us to clinch the season but we've got a great group of guyos this team. >> dan: thanks very much. congratulations. >> greg: jon diebler talking about shooting. you know as well as anybody shooters shoot the ball. >> greg a.: yes, they do, i think ohio state has the highest ceiling of anybody in the country. i think they're the most complete team. >> seth: i agree. i think they're going to win the whole t
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. the u.s. was dealt its first blow in the military operation. all that is left of the f16 is a burned out shell. here are the first pictures of the crash scene. the two pilots who crashed in northeast libya, the good news is, they're safe. an equipment malfunction caused their fighter jet to go down during the operation. today the coalition launched another 24 cruise missiles at the air defenses. virtually neutralizing his air attack and extending the no fly zone. but although libya's air power may be crippled, gadhafi has the upper hand on the ground and more and more civilians are dying. the u.s. says it is gadhafi's men who have blood on their hands. >> the coalition is going to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties and most of the targets are air defense targets isolated from popular areas. >> u.s. is eager to hand over command. we don't know if britain, france, or nato will take over the lead. the new york times says libyan soldiers abused its team of journalists and threatened to kill them during the six days they were held captive. >>> back here, people in montgomery county a
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
as possible. >> acting dc school chancellor, kentucky yay kia said there was no cheating. >> they issued us a report on the eight schools that they looked at and said there were no evidence of testing impropriety. and that is what the report has said. >> there needs to be a full investigation. >> washington teachers union is sure there was cheating on the testing and he says it's the pressure to get the scores up and the bonus for doing so that is causing the impropriety. >> it wasn't done at the classroom level. it was done after the tests left the class and possibly before they arrived downtown. >> so you are saying the teachers didn't do it? >> absolutely. the teachers did not. >> the principal? >> we are talking about administrators, coordinators. >> these erasers were done by the students? someone changed their mind about the answer? >> we should assume that the erasers were done by students. if they were not, we have a testing violation. >> anderson confirms that eight schools were flagged after test scores, but all were cleared. u.s.a. today in its article points out that f
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 6:00pm EST
would i do without metro? you know what i'm saying? what would metro do without us? i feel they need to step their game up. >> i would pay an extra 30 cents if everything worked and ran on time. >> the malfunctions led to injuries, including here at the metro station last october. you can see the collapse of that escalator. >>> four people had to be rescued from their burning apartment in capital heights this afternoon. flames broke out in the third story apartment along the 1600 block of walker mill road around noon today. it took 65 firefighters about 45 minutes to put it all out. mark brady with prince georges fire and ems says a family of four was home at the time and they couldn't get out the front door because of the flames. >> they did the proper thing. they retreated to their balcony. they stayed in place until the firefighter's arrival. we threw up a ground ladder, there were no injuries. >> the cause of the fire is being investigated. brady says there is $300,000 worth of damage to six apartments total. >>> we have two missing women and police need your help in finding
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
this new information came out an hour ago. what else can you tell us. >> reporter: a major development in a case of two murder cases that have put a lot of fear in a lot of people in the small town for the past week. for two days now residents here have wondered if there is any connection between last week's murder of the 81-year-old man and monday's murder of a 41- year-old man. they will wonder no more. montgomery county police announcing today an arrest in the cases and saying the suspect was responsible for both murders. the suspect's name will not be released until a 6:30 p.m. press conference tonight. at that time we also expect or hope to hear about the motive in both cases. we will be following the story throughout the night and bring developments just as soon as they become available. for now though i'm live in rockville at police headquarters, 9news now. anita? >> thank you so much, matt. >>> moving on now to woodbridge, virginia, where police are on their own investigation. britany morehouse live with more on the burned body found in a dumpster. >> reporter: ani
CBS
Mar 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
even a little bit of snow around the area from dc and points south of us. tonight, mostly cloudy and cold. bring an umbrella. slight chance of showers and snow mainly to the south. it will be cold. 20s and 30s. and for that marathon forecast, here you go, folks, cold but dry tomorrow morning. running shoes and having fun out running and hopefully work up a good sweat. >> there is a possible nuclear core breach at one of the damaged nuclear plants and contaminated water likely seeped from the reactor core exposing three workers to 10,000 times the amount of radiation normal for that area. now, this news comes as the body count from the disaster passed 10,000 and more than 17,400 people are still listed as missing. >>> a virginia man teaching english in japan has made it back from the quake-stricken country. donny donovan was not able to fly back home on this past monday. he just wrapped up his program with his teachers just before the quake. he started the long trek back to his apartment and on the way the devestation began to sink in. >> where i was living the damage didn't look
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
us to believe it is a hoax. there are several demands documented in this letter that are not fully coherent. >> but in a post-9/11 world the fbi says it must investigate. >>> nato is now in control of operation odyssey dawn and new tonight, libya's foreign minister abandoned ship and is seeking acylium in london. meanwhile asylum in london. >>> on capitol hill secretary state hillary clinton and other top administration officials briefed lawmakers on the situation. leaders in both parties say the president's address on monday left a lot of unanswered questions. >> this is a debate congress should be willing to have. whether the president should have consulted and whether this is in our vital u.s. american interest to go forward. >> and whether or not to give weapons to the rebels is still an issue on the table. >>> now to the latest in japan. nuclear experts with the united nations say radiation levels are high even beyond the current evacuation zone which extends 12 miles from that crippled nuclear plant. company officials admit four of six reactors are damaged beyond repair and w
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >> we believed very, very strongly in the u.s. justice system. and we are going to let the justice system prevail. >> reporter: brittany norwood stood impassively in white jail jump suit listening as the prosecutor detailed the horrific crime. her lawyer asked the judge to set some kind of bale and -- can be bail and the judge refused. i asked the state's attorney if there was any kind of question about her competence to stand trial, and he said nothing that he knows of at this point. anita. >> truly hard to comprehend the details. bruce lesh-an thank you. >>> moving onto libya. u.s. and coalition jets fired another dozen cruise missiles outside libya. the mill tarry stated mission is to keep -- military stated mission is to keep qaddafi from killing civilians. nato doesn't play a role in the attack. the coalition strikes strengthen the rebel cause but qaddafi says prepare for a long war. >> we are achieving our military objectives consistent with the mission. >> after street bat wl qaddafi force overnight, rebels kept control of the city. many are moving westward vowing not to sto
CBS
Mar 5, 2011 6:00pm EST
throws. >> verne: you can hear, behind us, "we want rivers." that's nick rivers, who is the fourth senior. started as a student manager here and has played on the varsity for the last couple years -- gosh, that seems a strange thing to say, "on the varsity." >> bill: that's a throwback. >> verne: it is, isn't it. >> bill: jay is not sure this is over. >> verne: exactly. >> bill: finally sat down. nice combo in the backcourt with woodall and gibbs. >> verne: don't forget, duke-north carolina coming up tonight, prime time. in chapel hill. wayns. rebound, gilbert brown. nick rivers is going to get the play -- to play in his final game -- i think he was coming in. >> bill: i think he ran down there on his own. >> verne: maybe so. >> verne: that was funny. my goodness, he was halfway to the scorer's table and now, he's at the end of the bench. pittsburgh. how well they've done at the free-throw line today, they're now 21 of 23. here comes the ovation. nick rivers. >> bill: in a city known for its rivers, how about this applause. >> verne: combination of the victory, and the big east championsh
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